Philips Sleep & Respiratory unveils over-the-nose CPAP mask
The DreamWisp is the first over-the-nose nasal CPAP mask designed with a top-of-the-head tube to help sleep apnea patients sleep more comfortably. Instead of sitting in front of the face, the tube sits atop the head and connects to an over-the-nose nasal mask, allowing users to move freely throughout the night.
Philips expands SmartSleep product line
Philips has added three new products to its SmartSleep suite of solutions: Snoring Relief Band, Better Sleep Program, and Analyzer. The Snoring Relief Band is worn around the chest and measure sleep behavior to prevent the wearer from turning onto his or her back. The Better Sleep Program helps trains users to implement healthy sleep habits by connected a wearable sleep tracking device to a smartphone, which serves up tools designed to help users gain sustainable results. The Analyzer provides analysis of users’ sleep patterns based on an online questionnaire, the results of which can be used to identify sleep challenges and recommend personalized solutions.
Philips Releases new Portable Hand-Held Nebulizer
InnoSpire Go is a portable medical nebulizer for people with asthma and chromic obstructive pulmonary disease who need daily inhalation treatment. Its rechargeable battery lasts up to 30 treatments per charge, and it includes a Lite Touch mask for comfort while using the device. InnoSpire Go can be used with many commonly prescribed medications for respiratory disease.
New gel pillow modules create optimized comfort
Royal Philips has introduced a new option to its open-face therapy masks. The new Gel Pillows module features the same comfort and freedom of movement as the original DreamWear, but now offers an additional choice in cushion type that can be easily changed out within the same mask frame. Thanks to the modular design, clinicians have reported the DreamWear mask as taking less time to change between the two DreamWear masks than between another pillows mask and nasal mask.
Bluetooth-enabled ventilators allow for lower cost of care
Royal Philips announced the commercial availability of its wirelessly connected Trilogy family of portable ventilators. Now connecting to Philips cloud- based Care Orchestrator patient management application, Bluetooth-enabled Trilogy devices turn medical-grade data into actionable information, delivering it directly to mobile devices or desktops of care providers multiple times per day. This allows for fast and informed clinical decisions including early intervention, which can help avoid unnecessary readmissions and lower cost of care.
Adherence Profiler Helps Track Sleep Compliance
As sleep providers well know, compliance is everything. Between 40 and 60
percent of CPAP patients either abandon treatment or do not use their devices
enough to see a benefit, according to Philips Respironics. So, the company
developed Adherence Profiler available with EncoreAnywhere, a set of adherence
that can help providers
identifies which patients
at each timeframe are
adherent and those who
are struggling but have
a chance of becoming
Wisp Pediatric Nasal Mask
Pediatric Nasal Mask Offers a Lot for Little Ones
Philips Respironics new
Wisp Pediatric Nasal Mask,
which supports non-invasive
ventilation (NIV) features a
child friendly giraffe fabric
pattern, a modified cushion
curvature and support tools
to help provide a positive
experience for young
patients and their families.
Features include, a Leak
Correction Dial on the mask
that lets caregivers fix small
leaks without disturbing a child’s sleep, and three cushion sizes designed to fit
infants weighing 22 pounds to age 7, with a shape created specifically to fit the
curvature of an infant’s face and nose.
Simply Go Mini
Philips Respironics’ newest portable oxygen concentrator, the Simply Go Mini is less than half the size and weight of any other Philips Respironics POC, is designed and tested to be reliable and durable in real-world environments. Two battery options are available: a standard battery that lasts 4.5 hours, and an extended battery that typicallys lasts 9 hours.